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No surprises: Arizona delivers all 58 delegation votes for Trump

CLEVELAND - Arizona delegates cast all 58 of their votes Tuesday for Donald Trump, helping him complete his run to be the unlikely presidential nominee of the Republican Party in a red, white and blue sea of chanting convention delegates.


Interactive: Meet the Arizona RNC delegation

In advance of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Cronkite News reporters reached out to every member of the Arizona delegation to learn more about the people who will represent the state's Republicans.


State Republicans call for unity on first day of fractious convention

CLEVELAND - Arizona GOP leaders called for unity Monday as they kicked off the Republican National Convention, just hours before the party erupted into chaos over a procedural rules vote on the floor.


At GOP convention, little sympathy for border wall opponents

CLEVELAND - Sun City resident Barbara Wyllie believes Donald Trump’s proposal for a border wall is still the best solution for American safety, despite a new poll that shows the overwhelming number of border residents don't want a wall built.


As GOP convention opens, Democrats go on the attack

CLEVELAND - Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, condemned likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s foreign policy proposals Monday, part of a coordinated Democratic attack on the opening day of the GOP convention.


Suns player welcomes home his mom – Phoenix’s new police chief

PHOENIX - Growing up in Phoenix, Alan Williams had dreams of playing in the NBA while his mom, Jeri, worked as an officer with the Phoenix Police Department, cared for her family and studied for her master’s from Northern Arizona University.


July 14, 2016 Newscast

First female police chief, education for low-income kids and No Child Left Behind


5 ways to stay safe while playing ‘Pokemon Go’

PHOENIX – "Pokemon Go," just days after being released for mobile phones, has surged past Twitter in the number of users. The app uses a smartphone’s GPS to track and locate Pokemon in real world places, which can then be “captured” after players frantically search streets, restaurants, bars, shopping malls, and even churches.


July 13, 2016 Newscast

Political ground games, women's empowerment and "Pokemon Go" safety


Shooting victim’s kids seek to keep machine guns away from other kids

WASHINGTON - There have been lots of arguments in the gun-control debate in Washington, but there probably have not been many like Tylor Vacca's. "Kids at school ask me how my dad died all the time, and I tell them that he was shot by a 9-year-old girl who was learning to fire an Uzi," Tylor said Tuesday during a news conference in the Capitol.


Mexican officials call for strengthening trade relationship with U.S.

WASHINGTON - Mexican officials told a Washington audience Monday that there must be a strong trade relationship between the U.S. and Mexico in what they called a "challenging time" for the bond between the two nations.


Nine desert plants you can turn into cookies, candy and margaritas

CAVE CREEK — Sweet red fruit rests on the arm of a prickly Saguaro. Yellowing pods are ground into meal. Spiked bright-green pads are roasted over a crackling fire pit.